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Banana Gelato

Oh, Bananas {Recipe: Banana Gelato}

Pin It Three ripe bananas were sitting in our fruit basket, taunting me with options. Should I make banana muffins?  How about sour cream banana pancakes? Banana Crumble was a huge hit around here… maybe I should use these ripe bananas to make that recipe. Undecided, I went about my business for the day, still […]

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Blue Bunny Impromptu Ice Cream Party!

CONNECT is my focus word for 2012 and I had another opportunity to do just that this past week. Blue Bunny, the makers of fantastic ice cream and novelty treats, recently sent me a cooler with a variety of ice cream goodies in it (don’t I have one of the greatest jobs in the world?). […]

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Sundae Fridays {Giveaway: Smucker’s Gift Basket}

This giveaway is now closed. The winner was Pinky from the blog Designs by Pinky. Congratulations, Pinky and thank you everyone who participated. Do you want to know what I love about ice cream, especially ice cream loaded with toppings, sprinkles and a cherry on top? Ice cream sundaes can turn any day into a […]

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Peanut Butter Ice Cream Pie with Biscoff Cookie Crust – for Mikey

I collapsed into bed, exhausted. Dealing with my brothers illness has taken a toll on me I never expected. When a family member is dying I’m discovering there are a lot of eggshells to be walked on. Am I doing enough? Am I intruding? Am I annoying them calling and checking on things when in […]

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Homemade eCreamery 3 Cocoa Bean Chocolate Ice Cream

I made eCreamery 3 Cocoa Bean Chocolate Ice Cream yesterday and it is a very close second to the Buttered Salted Caramel I made the other day. Making ice cream is a little like magic, don’t you think? Dumping a couple of things into an ice cream maker and then peeking in just a short […]

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Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker Giveaway {Recipe: eCreamery Buttered Salted Caramel Ice Cream}

This giveaway is now closed. The winner of the Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker & eCreamery Gourmet Flavorings Pack is Richard H from FoodPhotoNYC.com. Congrats & thank you everyone for entering. I made homemade ice cream earlier this week and when I tasted it, I immediately thought “I hope this is what heaven tastes like”. I’m […]

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Old Fashioned Egg Cream Float

Summertime Memories {Recipe: Old Fashioned Chocolate Egg Cream Float}

Summertime as a little kid was the best. My mom had an in-home daycare, so every day I had friends my age to play with. There were no video games, only 3 channels on TV – none which were interesting to a kid my age, huge shade trees in our backyard and lots of fun! […]

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Being Irish {Recipe: St. Patrick’s Day Grasshopper Cocktails}

I’m not Irish, however I married a full-blown Irish man, so that makes me what they call “Irish by Marriage”. What I have found out, through my 11 years of marriage to an Irish man, is that once you are “in” with the Irish, your entire life starts to become very Irish. Green suddenly becomes […]

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Summertime Memories (Recipe: Cherry Chocolate Float)

Summertime… when the living is easy. Or at least it was when I was a kid. I have fond memories of playing Red Rover, having dance contests to politically incorrect songs, working lemonade and brownie stands on 30th Drive, playing Wonder Woman in my underoos. Life was easy and carefree. As I got older, playing […]

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Freedom to Eat (Recipe: Strawberry Cheesecake Milkshake)

We left our three oldest kids with Grandma & Grandpa yesterday. For the first time, they will be spending a week away from home. We’ve left them in the past to go on vacations, so they have been without mom and dad before, but never away from home. After day one, I miss them a […]

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